newscricket4 days ago

CoA awaiting Supreme Court ruling on former players who serve as commentators

The Committee of Administrators (CoA) have asked the Supreme Court to make a final decision on the issue involving former India cricketers who now serve as commercial commentators. Earlier, Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman were found to be in conflict of interest by BCCI ombudsman Justice Jain.
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newscricket5 days ago

Reports | Kapil Dev-led CAC to take call on India's coaching staff

A three-member Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) comprising Kapil Dev, Anshuman Gaekwad and Shantha Rangaswamy will take a decision on India's new coach. The committee will finalize on the batting, bowling, fielding and the head coach with the existing personnel set to re-apply for the position.
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newscricket8 days ago

Smriti Mandhana reminds me of Sourav Ganguly, says India women’s team coach

Smriti Mandhana has glimpses of Sourav Ganguly in her batting style reveals new India women’s cricket team coach - WV Raman. Still at a tender age of just 22, the Mumbai-born cricketer has amassed a tally of 1,951 runs at an average of 42.41 and a strike-rate of 83.51 from 50 ODIs.
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newscricket11 days ago

Legends react as New Zealand edge past India in World Cup semi-finals

Big upset for Indian cricket fans as Team India crashed out of the World Cup after losing by 18 runs to New Zealand. A half-century by Ravindra Jadeja was not enough to recover from top order collapse. The entire cricket fraternity was in shock with this unexpected result and reacted on the same.
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newscricket12 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | We had too many gentlemen in team back then, says Sourav Ganguly

Sourav Ganguly mentioned that the team, he captained, had too many gentlemen, referring to Rahul Dravid, VVS Laxman, and Sachin Tendulkar, when it came to the mental battles on-field while playing Australia. The conversation took place yesterday when the semifinal was interrupted by rain.
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newscricket14 days ago

Legends react as former India captain Sourav Ganguly turns 47

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly turned 47 today and wishes poured in from all around the world. The entire cricketing fraternity wished him on Twitter and those who played under his leadership shared the impact he had on their careers and shared their most cherished moments on Dada's birthday.
Soumil Khare
newscricket16 days ago

CoA to approach Apex Court on VVS Laxman, Sourav Ganguly's conflict of interest issue

After failing to find an amicable solution to the VVS Laxman-Sourav Ganguly issue by the Ombudsman, CoA will now move the Supreme Court to gain more clarity on the issue. The duo are currently performing various official duties within the Indian setup and have been listed for conflict of interest.
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featurecricket17 days ago

Ambati Rayudu leaves with “what could have been” regrets but who to blame for it all?

After the failure and shame in the 1999 World Cup, the '02 English summer gave a chance for redemption for the Indians and coincidentally, it was not only the senior team which was under the scanner. As many as three teams were in action at the same time, with a lot of promise for the golden future.
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newscricket21 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Sunil Gavaskar left stranded as BCCI cancels jersey event

The BCCI left Sunil Gavaskar stranded as they failed to inform the former cricketer about the last minute cancellation of an event to unveil India’s away jersey ahead of the clash against England. Earlier, Virat Kohli had already unveiled the jersey at the pre-match press conference.
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newscricket21 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | You can’t have team losing with five wickets in hand while chasing, says Sourav Ganguly

Sourav Ganguly was furious at India’s approach to the backend of the 338-run chase against England with MS Dhoni and Kedar Jadhav picking up singles with the required rate beyond 12. India eventually fell short by 31 runs with five wickets to spare, ending their unbeaten streak at World Cup.
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